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Bullying Goes High-Tech

Once the scourge of unsupervised playgrounds, schoolyard bullying has moved into cyberspace. And it’s not just older kids who are…

Losing a Friend

The passing of a beloved family pet is especially stressful to young children experiencing their first significant loss, notes Dr….

The Twilight Zone

Jackson Jones was a latchkey kid. Like so many children, both of his parents worked full-time, and so he was…

R-E-S-P-E-C-T

When Libby Stephenson’s* ex-husband starting pushing their daughter, Lee, into karate, she knew it was only a matter of time…

Tempering Tantrums

Over-the-top tantrums may indicate deeper emotional trouble in young children, according to a new report in the January 2008 Journal…

Born to Be Bad

Nature or nurture? Some kids are just born to be troublesome, according to a new report in the journal Child…

Stress-Proof Your Kids

Think of stress-proofing your kids as planning for an emergency, like a fire. Smart families create an evacuation plan for their homes; that way, when a fire happens, everyone knows what to do.